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Men’s Golf: Matadors drop three spots to seventh on day two of championship

Men’s Golf: Matadors drop three spots to seventh on day two of championship

    The Matadors finished in 7th place after day two of the Big West Conference Men’s Championship at The Country Club at Soboba Springs in San Jacinto Monday. Team-wise, the Matadors entered the second round 19-over par. Monday, CSUN finished at 12-over par. The team posted a score of 295 in the first round […]

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First-round quarterbacks, defenders make for must-watch NFL Draft

First-round quarterbacks, defenders make for must-watch NFL Draft

  Normally, the NFL Draft takes place in the last weekend of April. However, the NFL elected to push the three-day spectacle back two weeks this year, making the May 8 through May 10 event even more drawn out. Despite this, the 2014 draft is a worthy viewing rival to the current  NBA and NHL […]

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Among many deserving candidates, few stand out for Manchester United boss

Among many deserving candidates, few stand out for Manchester United boss

    Suffering their worst season in Premier League history since 1992, Manchester United decided to sack manager David Moyes sacked on Tuesday, a hasty but unsurprising decision on a manager barely 10 months into his career.  Although the English Premier League (EPL) is nearing it’s end of the season, the search for a new […]

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Track and Field: CSUN leaves Fresno State with strong performance

Track and Field: CSUN leaves Fresno State with strong performance

  The Matadors had a successful day due in large part to the women’s track and field performers at the Bulldog Invitational, as CSUN finished first in nine of 17 women’s events Saturday at Fresno State. The women’s field events belonged to Northridge, as they finished first or second in six of eight events. Senior […]

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Baseball: Matadors lose fifth straight, fall to No. 23 TCU

Baseball: Matadors lose fifth straight, fall to No. 23 TCU

  The Matador (15-28) struggles in April continued on Sunday, as CSUN fell to the No. 23 Texas Christian University Horned Frogs (30-13) 3-0 at Lupton Stadium in their 12th loss of the month and are now suffering through their second five-game losing streak in three weeks. CSUN had no answer for TCU freshman left-handed […]

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Women’s Water Polo: Matadors enter Big West Tourney on high note despite late losses

Women’s Water Polo: Matadors enter Big West Tourney on high note despite late losses

    The stage is set for the most anticipated Big West Tournament in CSUN women’s water polo history. Despite two straight losses to end the season, the No. 9 Matadors are looking to boost their successful season this weekend at the Big West Tournament. Head coach Marcelo Leonardi has been building a winning tradition […]

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Women’s Tennis: Lin transitions smoothly on and off the court

Women’s Tennis: Lin transitions smoothly on and off the court

    CSUN’s tennis team has been home to the most dangerous backhand in the west this year, and it belongs to a freshman. With two Big West Tennis Athlete of the Week awards in her first season of playing tennis in the US, Vivian Lin has adjusted well on the courts in Northridge. “The […]

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Baseball: Matadors lose fifth straight, fall at San Diego State

Baseball: Matadors lose fifth straight, fall at San Diego State

A big inning for San Diego State (29-12) spelled doom for the Matadors (15-25) Tuesday, as CSUN gave up six runs in the bottom of the third inning en route to a 7-5 loss to the San Diego State Aztecs at Tony Gwynn Stadium. After two three-and-out innings to begin the game, sophomore starting right-handed […]

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Seahawks make smart move with low-cost aquisition of Raiders’ Pryor

Seahawks make smart move with low-cost aquisition of Raiders’ Pryor

    NFL teams began their quest for Super Bowl XLIX Tuesday with the beginning of offseason training activities (OTA). OTAs are teams’ first opportunity to welcome new players and assimilate them with team culture. The defending champion Seattle Seahawks added one more new addition, by exchanging a seventh round pick in this year’s draft […]

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Baseball players pitch in to clean up Matador Field

Baseball players pitch in to clean up Matador Field

  Immediately following the final pitch of a 6-2 victory at home over the Hawai’i Rainbow Warriors on April 17, Matador  baseball players line up and congratulate each other and head over to the outfield, where they meet with coaches for a brief post-game meeting. Following their coaches’ briefing, players don’t head for the showers, […]

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NBA’s rising squads battle veteran teams in three key playoff series

NBA’s rising squads battle veteran teams in three key playoff series

  Portland Trailblazers versus Houston Rockets Brian Bernstein The No. 4 seeded Houston Rockets face off against the No. 5 seed Portland Trailblazers in a first round matchup that is sure to be worth all the hype. This first round contest will entertain the basketball world with plenty of offense. In four regular season games […]

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Baseball: CSUN halts losing streak, defeats Hawai’i

Baseball: CSUN halts losing streak, defeats Hawai’i

Both the Matadors (14-23, 3-7 Big West) and the Hawai’i Rainbow Warriors (14-20, 2-8) have had a tough time winning in the month of April and looked to put an end to it in the series opener at Matador Field. The Matadors were fighting to put a halt to their five game losing streak while […]